Our Staff

TEACHERS

DESK is home to our wonderful, supportive teachers. All are passionate about their work and dedicated to providing the best educational experience for every learner.


Janet Stephenson

Phone: 250-505-7021
Email: desk.jstephenson@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Janet works with families with children in Grade 8 and 9.  She also teaches Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 and 11, Accounting 11,  and Social Justice 12,  and First Nations Studies 12


Leslie Swanson

Phone: 250-505-7022
Email: desk.lswanson@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Leslie works with families with children in Grades K- 7.


Bruce Hendry

Phone: 250-505-7016
Email: desk.bhendry@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Bruce teaches Social Studies 10 and 11, Law 12, Family Management 10-12,  Earth Science 11, and Foods and Nutrition 12,  and Biology 12.


Jackie Arabia

Role:  Teacher
Email: desk.jarabia@sd8.bc.ca
Position: Jackie  teaches Chemistry 11, Chemistry 12,  Science 10, , Foundations of Math and Precalculus 10, Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12

Adrian Rollins

Phone: 250-505-7018
Email: desk.arollins@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Adrian teaches English 10 – 12 and  Planning 10 and PE 10.


Carmen Howe

Role: Summer TTOC (Teacher)
Email: carmen.howe@sd8.bc.ca
Position: Carmen is the summer TTOC for Physics 11, Physics 12, Pre-calculus Math 12, Pre-calculus Math 11 and Calculus 12.


ADMINISTRATION

Ron Kilgour

Phone: (250) 505-7011
Email:rkilgour@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Vice Principal, Tech support, Special Ed, and Academic Advisor, Teacher
Position: Ron is the Academic Advisor for Grade 10-12 and adult students. He also teaches Grad Transitions and looks after government exams.

 

 Tamara Malloff

Phone: 250-352-5538
Email:   tmalloff@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Principal
Position: Principal of L.V. Rogers Secondary, DESK, and REACH Alternative program.


FRONT DESK

Deb Van Zanden

Phone: 250-505-7002
Email: clerical.desk@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Secretary
Position: Deb works with course registrations, completions, and withdrawals; transcripts, budgets, resources, and answering the many questions students and parents have!